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Build Me Up / Bedframe Baby

We have a king-size bed (Mattress, boxsprings) that is just sitting on the floor of our bedroom, taking up a big chunk of real estate and looking sort of shabby. To free up space, I would like to move the bed into a narrow alcove-like part of the room. This means we wouldn't have room for nightstands and so need a headboard w/ shelves. For aesthetic reasons, I would like a frame to cover the sides of the boxsprings. No need for the bed to be raised, it will still rest on the floor. For money reasons, I would like suggestions on how to build such a thing myself, or recommendations for good but economical products. [more inside]
posted by Alvy Ampersand on Jul 20, 2013 - 7 answers

How can I buy or make a comfortable double bed for little cash?

I rent a bedroom in a shared house, and my bed belongs to the room. It sucks and I need a new one. It's a double, but I have room to go bigger if it's not a big price upgrade. The new mattress should be fairly firm, but thick enough and squishy enough that I can lie on my side comfortably. The bedframe can be very minimal, but it should also be high, a meter or more elevated for storage purposes. It must not wobble. [more inside]
posted by 4th number on Jun 5, 2013 - 21 answers

How can I brace a loft bed in between two walls?

How can I brace a loft bed in between two walls to stop it moving back and forth during vigorous nocturnal activity? [more inside]
posted by mandrake on Oct 11, 2011 - 22 answers

Really make the bed a bed.

How can I decorate my daughter's new bed? [more inside]
posted by Frasermoo on Aug 19, 2011 - 12 answers

Cat bed or perch on the radiator?

DIY cat bed on the radiator. Is it safe to build a platform on top of the cast-iron steam radiator for my cat to sit/lie on? If so, what materials, methods, etc should I use? [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten on Oct 7, 2010 - 11 answers

Stop my bed from rolling!

My bed has casters that don't lock/break and don't come off. This causes my bed to pull away from the wall, making my covers and pillows fall between it and the bed. Do you have any suggestions of cheap things I could buy, or DIY to make my bed stop rolling?
posted by royalsong on Mar 1, 2009 - 14 answers

Help me build a raised herb garden bed

Help me construct a 3' tall raised herb garden in my backyard. Materials? Subtrate Levels? [more inside]
posted by blastrid on Mar 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Homemade bed that withstands non-sleep activities

Woodworking filter: What steps can I take to ensure a home-built bed can withstand, umm, nocturnal escapades? [more inside]
posted by toomanyplugs on Jan 18, 2008 - 15 answers

Can you help me build this bed?

Can you help me build this bed? [more inside]
posted by markblasco on Jul 23, 2007 - 13 answers

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